The controversy involving Congress MLA Kuljit Singh Nagra and sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Pooja Syal Grewal regarding the use of abusive language on Tuesday took a political turn as Congress workers burnt an effigy of the SDM alleging that she had insulted the MLA in public.
A team of Jalandhar commissionerate police left for India from Sydney after taking custody of Jaskaran Singh Kalsi alias Jassa, an accused in the Yannick murder case, on Monday morning.
In a move that has ruffled feathers of many, the Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation (PSIDC) has made an officer’s 2010 promotion as general manager (GM) effective from February 2002. And the GM’s further promotion as executive director (ED) is also being fast-tracked now.
Three persons died and 50 were injured when a Haryana Roadways bus (HR 37-C 3414) fell into Began river near Baragaon village under Naraingarh sub division on Monday morning. The mishap occurred at 8.20 am between Naraingarh and Shahzadpur.
Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday asked Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh to join hands for making the Ghaggar river clean.
The Punjab police have arrested 12,695 persons in the last eight months and registered 10,830 first information reports (FIRs) under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, as part of a drive against drug abuse.
After facing disappointment in Britain’s Coventry schools, members of the Indian-origin Sikh community have set up their own school for their new generation.
Use of beacon lights by the members of political parties, their candidates and leaders has been banned by the authorities till the completion of assembly election process in the district.